Petition Update

News&Observer coverage of HB 217 - NC should not throw kids in adult court!

NC Youth Justice
Carrboro, NC

Mar 27, 2013 — http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/03/20/2766563/nc-should-say-no-to-trying-13.html

NC should say no to trying 13-year-olds in adult court | Other Views | NewsObserver.com
NC should say no to trying 13-year-olds in adult court | Other Views | NewsObserver.com
This proposal would send more children into the adult criminal justice system when study after study has shown that this path substantially increases the likelihood that a youth will reoffend. These studies have been produced by a diverse group of experts: criminologists, attorneys and medical professionals.
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